|CMP_250_Examination_of_Life_Episode8.wmv - NASA/JSC|
CMP 250 - (1988) - 28 1/2 Minutes - This program begins by stating several characteristics of life. Of all the planets in our solar system, Earth is the only one known to have life. Scientists are not sure how life on Earth began. Early 1960's work on the origin of life by university and NASA scientists is shown. Several terms describing building blocks of life are explained.
Keywords: NASA; life; Earth; solar system
|EARTHSPACE - OUR ENVIRONMENT - NASA/JSC|
Discusses the Earth's magnetic field, and how changes in the Sun's surface, such as Sunspots, affect Earthâs environment. Mentions the phenomenon of the aurora in the Arctic. Explains how the Space Shuttle will carry experiments to probe the magnetosphere and predict possible ozone layer and weather pattern changes.
Keywords: ENVIRONMENT; MAGNETIC FIELD; EARTH; NASA; JSC
|JSC336_Launch_Windows_for_Lunar_Landing.wmv - NASA/JSC|
LAUNCH WINDOWS FOR LUNAR LANDING JSC 336 - (1967) - 20 Minutes Describes, with animation, the planning of a lunar mission with trajectories and physical capabilities that define these trajectories. Emphasizes launch windows and Earth reentry.
Keywords: NASA; Apollo; Moon; trajectory; Earth; re-entry
|JSC345_Apollo_Atmospheric_Entry_Phase.wmv - NASA/JSC|
APOLLO ATMOSPHERIC ENTRY PHASE JSC 345 - (1968) - 26 Minutes Explains the geometry of return trajectory and reentry into the Earth's atmosphere by the Apollo spacecraft, as well as the problems involved and the methods and actions for overcoming these problems.
Keywords: NASA; Apollo; trajectory; re-entry; Earth; Moon
|Time-Lapse Astronaut Photography of Earth - NASA|
Various videos created from series of still images taken on-board the International Space Station.
Keywords: NASA; International Space Station; Crew Earth Observations
|CMP237_Earth_the_Planet_Episode4.wmv - NASA/JSC|
EARTH, THE PLANET (EPISODE 4) CMP 237 - (1988) - 28 1/2 Minutes This program explains a region of the Earth's atmosphere, the magnetosphere. Included are a description of how the magnetosphere works, how its energy releases, and the effects of the Sun's eruptions. Also included is an explanation of solar wind and aurora, as well as an extensive description of the information provided by the Landsat satellite.
Keywords: NASA; Earth; atmosphere; magnetosphere; Sun; Journey Through the Solar System
|CMP236_Viel_of_Venus_Episode3.wmv - NASA/JSC|
VEIL OF VENUS (EPISODE 3) CMP 236 - (1988) - 28 1/2 Minutes Venus has sometimes been called Earth's twin, but during this program we learn about the hostile atmosphere of the planet. Featured are such facts as the surface temperature of Venus being at least 796 degrees with an atmospheric pressure of about 90 times that on Earth.
Keywords: NASA; Earth; Venus; Journey Through the Solar System
|JSC603_Apollo17_On_the_Shoulders_of_Giants.wmv - NASA/JSC|
APOLLO 17: ON THE SHOULDERS OF GIANTS JSC 603 - (1973) - 28 1/2 Minutes Astronauts: Eugene A. Cernan, Ronald E. Evans, and Harrison H. Schmitt Launch date: December 7, 1972 A documentary view of the Apollo 17 journey to Taurus-Littrow, the final lunar landing mission in the Apollo Program. The film depicts the highlights of the mission and relates the Apollo Program to Skylab, the Apollo-Soyuz linkup, and the Space Shuttle...
Keywords: NASA; Moon; Earth; Apollo; last Apollo mission; 1972
|Time-Lapse Astronaut Photography of Earth - 2 - NASA|
Dynamic Motion of Earth and Stars Captured by International Space Station Crew The videos have been created by the Crew Earth Observations team at Johnson Space Center in Houston from a series of still images taken on board the International Space Station. Details about videos: Halfway Across the World This video was taken by the crew of Expedition 29 aboard the International Space Station. The sequence of shots was taken on Oct...
Keywords: NASA; International Space Station; ISS; Crew Earth Observations; Astronaut Photography
|CMP304_Apollo11_1969-1989.wmv - NASA/JSC|
APOLLO 11: 1969-1989 CMP 304 - (1989) - 27 Minutes The Apollo 11 mission is described in this film using narration and historical film footage. Featured are various mission activities including pre-launch, launch, Mission Control, lunar landing, and return to Earth.
Keywords: NASA; moon; Apollo; Mission Control; launch; landing; Earth
|Apollo 11 Facts Project: On-Orbit Activities - NASA/JSC|
Footage is shown of the crew of Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong, Lunar Module Pilot Edwin Aldrin Jr., and Command Module Pilot Michael Collins inside the spacecraft as they fly from the Earth to the Moon. A scene shows the entire Earth as seen from Apollo.
Keywords: Who -- Neil A. Armstrong; Who -- Michael Collins; What -- Apollo 11; What -- Earth; What -- Moon
|Apollo 11 Facts Project: Earth Views and Crew Activities - NASA/JSC|
The crewmembers of Apollo 11, Commander Neil Armstrong, Lunar Module Pilot Edwin Aldrin, Jr., and Command Module Pilot Michael Collins, are seen performing various on-orbit activities, including systems identification and Lunar Module checkout. The Earth is seen from space.
Keywords: Who -- Neil A. Armstrong; Who -- Michael Collins; What -- Apollo 11; What -- Earth